Security update for Chromium

SUSE Security Update: Security update for Chromium
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:0665-1
Rating: important
References: #969333
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12

  • An update that fixes 14 vulnerabilities is now available.


    Chromium was updated to 49.0.2623.75 to fix the following security issues:

    - CVE-2016-1630: Same-origin bypass in Blink
    - CVE-2016-1631: Same-origin bypass in Pepper Plugin
    - CVE-2016-1632: Bad cast in Extensions
    - CVE-2016-1633: Use-after-free in Blink
    - CVE-2016-1634: Use-after-free in Blink
    - CVE-2016-1635: Use-after-free in Blink
    - CVE-2016-1636: SRI Validation Bypass
    - CVE-2015-8126: Out-of-bounds access in libpng
    - CVE-2016-1637: Information Leak in Skia
    - CVE-2016-1638: WebAPI Bypass
    - CVE-2016-1639: Use-after-free in WebRTC
    - CVE-2016-1640: Origin confusion in Extensions UI
    - CVE-2016-1641: Use-after-free in Favicon
    - CVE-2016-1642: Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other
    - Multiple vulnerabilities in V8 fixed at the tip of the 4.9 branch
    (currently 4.9.385.26)

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12:
      zypper in -t patch 4789=1

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 (x86_64):
      • chromedriver-49.0.2623.75-55.1
      • chromedriver-debuginfo-49.0.2623.75-55.1
      • chromium-49.0.2623.75-55.1
      • chromium-debuginfo-49.0.2623.75-55.1
      • chromium-debugsource-49.0.2623.75-55.1
      • chromium-desktop-gnome-49.0.2623.75-55.1
      • chromium-desktop-kde-49.0.2623.75-55.1
      • chromium-ffmpegsumo-49.0.2623.75-55.1
      • chromium-ffmpegsumo-debuginfo-49.0.2623.75-55.1